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Cinnamon-Apple Muffins

Cinnamon-Apple Muffins

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2005

  • Yield: 1 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

Ingredients

  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped peeled Granny Smith apple
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup 2% low-fat milk
  • 1/3 cup light ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 large egg
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in apple, and make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk and next 6 ingredients (buttermilk through egg); stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray.

Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over batter. Bake at 400° for 18 minutes or until done. Remove from pans immediately; cool on a wire rack.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 153
  • Calories from fat: 19%
  • Fat: 3.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.6g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 133mg
  • Calcium: 67mg
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